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NAMES IN THE NEWS

New York Times, Sunday, March 24, 1946

Author:
J. P. Downes
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 79, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 662 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 62
J. P. Downes has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1946, The New York TimesNo. 215
Across
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Under-Secretary of War. : ROYALL
7
Promoted. : MOTIVED
14
Tune or air. : STRAIN
20
Mercury's winged sandals. : TALARIA
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Pulpy fruit eaten as salad. : AVOCADO
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Canadian Ambassador to U.S. : PEARSON
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Scrap. : ADDMENT
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River in E. Siberia, 2,950 mi. to Arctic. : YENISEI
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Alkaloid from chinchona bark. : ARICINE
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Ship's boat. : GIG
28
Thrall. : SERF
30
Hardy grasses. : RYES
31
Fine linen or cotton fabrics. : LAWNS
33
" . . . the honey-heavy ___ of slumber."—Julius Caesar. : DEW
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Becoming. : GOOD
36
Hamlets. : DORPS
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Allots. : RATIONS
40
Theatre box. : LOGE
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George Sand novel, 1833. : LELIA
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English poet; "The Barrel-Organ." : NOYES
45
Malign look. : LEER
46
Innsbruck is its capital. : TIROL
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Of Old Norse songs. : EDDAIC
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Journeys. : TREKS
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Cunning. : ASTUTENESS
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Atoms. : SMITHEREENS
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Stay: Naut. : AVAST
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Authority. : ROD
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Girl's name. : LOIS
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Looked closely. : PRIED
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Copies of an original. : ECTYPES
68
Critical. : EXIGENT
70
Climbing species of pepper. : BETEL
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Seaport in W. Honshu. : OSAKA
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Animated. : LIT
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Dining halls in casas. : SALAS
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Egyptian god of underworld. : OSIRIS
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Mire. : STALL
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Sweetheart. : LADY
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Glide away. : ELAPSE
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Of a type of poem. : ODIC
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Chatter: Slang. : CHIN
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Redactor. : EDITOR
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Duration. : DATE
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Pass gradually. : GLIDE
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Admiral heading task force in Operation Crossroads. : BLANDY
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___ Gaboriau. : EMILE
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What Lucullus did in a big way. : ATE
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Head of Civilian Production Administration. : SMALL
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Onward. : ALONG
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Means for acquisition of knowledge. : ORGANON
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Period of conducting classes. : SESSION
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Brilliancy. : ECLAT
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Culture medium. : AGAR
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One: Dial. : ANE
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Currency unit of Hungary. : PENGO
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Dulled. : LETHARGIZED
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Neapolitan folk dance. : TARANTELLA
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Pigment. : SEPIA
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Nadirs. : ZEROES
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Market place. : AGORA
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Reap. : EARN
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Slaps: Colloq. : SPATS
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Brahman precept. : SUTRA
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Butt. : CASK
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Decayed, as part of flower. : SHANKED
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Opt. : ELECT
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Mr. Bones of Sleepy Hollow. : BROM
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Morsel. : ORT
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Lack of resiliency, in medicine. : ATONY
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Hindu writings. : VEDA
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District in London. : SOHO
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Cerastes cornutus. : ASP
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Turret in Spanish architecture. : MIRADOR
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Reversion to more primitive type. : ATAVISM
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Premier Groza's country. : RUMANIA
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Nova Scotian. : ACADIAN
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Roots. : RADICES
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Asst. Secy. of State for Economic Affairs. : CLAYTON
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Reprimands. : SLATES
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Twirlers at the radio. : DIALERS
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Atop this. : HEREON
Down
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Wirelessed. : RADIOED
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Of a reddish yellow. : OLDGOLD
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Edible root. : YAM
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Son of Zeus. : ARES
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Furrowed. : LINED
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Brigand. : LATRON
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Chairman of House Military Affairs Committee. : MAY
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Inspector. : OVERSEER
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Sam Weller's father. : TONY
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More gelid. : ICIER
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Subservient. : VASSAL
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Home Secretary in Attlee's Cabinet. : EDE
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Table ornaments. : DOILIES
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Roe. : SPAWN
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Gull-like birds. : TERNS
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People of Nepal. : RAIS
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Apparent path of celestial body. : ARC
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Name meaning "gift of Isis." : ISIDORE
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External objects of knowledge. : NONEGOS
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Handhold strap in cars. : TAGGLE
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Main posts of staircases. : NEWELS
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Yeasts. : FROTHS
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Central artery. : AORTA
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Discovered Cape of Good Hope, 1488. : DIAS
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Heap to be burnt. : PYRE
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Shred finely. : TEASE
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Covered with fluff. : LINTY
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Random. : AIMLESS
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Person "from Missouri." : SKEPTIC
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Shell of oyster. : TESTA
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Shoot of plant. : CION
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Ancient people of E. Asia. : SERES
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Of part of the iris. : UVEAL
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Equipment. : TACKLE
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Premier of Yugoslavia. : TITO
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No game. : NIL
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Mignonettes. : RESEDAS
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Salt of an acid. : OXALATE
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Extends in bulk. : DILATES
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Excessive fondness. : DOTING
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Grayish-white element: Chem. : PLATINA
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Image; phantom. : EIDOLON
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Fragrant liquid hydrocarbon. : STYRENE
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Rent. : GAPE
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U. S. judge in Nuremberg. : BIDDLE
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Lake port in N.W. Pennsylvania. : ERIE
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"Aeolian harp of her times." : SAND
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Daub. : SOIL
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Language of S. E. Asia. : SHAN
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City in N.W. Ohio. : LIMA
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Historical drama by Goethe, 1788. : EGMONT
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What members of ILGWU make. : CLOTHES
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Stages. : DEGREES
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Successor of Lie as Norway's Foreign Minister. : LANGE
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Baas. : BLATS
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Ascetic. : YOGI
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City in Tuscany. : SIENA
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Half of half-and-half. : ALE
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Chaff: Slang. : RAZZ
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Gallant; beau. : SPARK
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Military Governor for Austria. : CLARK
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Magic stones. : AGATES
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City on the Allegheny. : OLEAN
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Conciliator. : APPEASER
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1/20 pahlavi. : RIAL
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Belabor. : DRUB
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Port on Puget Sound. : TACOMA
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Fungi including the mushrooms. : AGARICS
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Of a platform. : ROSTRAL
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Cord used in firing cannon. : LANYARD
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Strait joining Adriatic to Mediterranean. : OTRANTO
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Effect of glacial movement. : EROSION
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River skiff of China and Japan. : SAMPAN
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Battleship to be used in atomic bomb test. : NEVADA
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Parch. : SCORCH
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Porticos in Greek architecture. : STOAE
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Cornua. : HORNS
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Annoy: Colloq. : DEVIL
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Ultima ___. : THULE
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Admission. : ADIT
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Popular hexahedrons. : DICE
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Second caliph (582–644). : OMAR
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City in Oklahoma. : ADA
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Group of tribes in Burma and Siam. : TAI
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Written or typed documents. : MSS
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Uh-huh. : AYE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 56 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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